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Articles from the August 12, 2020 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

New nursing home guidelines announced

The state on Thursday announced new guidelines that would allow family members to have outdoor visits this week with residents of long-term care facilities in 21 counties, including Quay. Earlier...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Ute Lake to stay closed through Aug. 25 after several workers contract COVID-19

Ute Lake State Park in Logan will remain closed through Aug. 25 after several employees there tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release Saturday afternoon. The park closed Wednesday...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Four more COVID-19 cases reported Sunday in Logan

The New Mexico Department of Health on Sunday reported four more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in Logan. Logan has seen 15 confirmed cases in five days. The total number of cases...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Three more COVID-19 cases reported Saturday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Saturday reported three additional confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County. Two more were reported in the Logan ZIP code. Logan has seen 11 confirmed...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Three more cases reported in Logan on Friday

The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday reported three more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Logan ZIP code. Logan has seen nine confirmed cases in the last three days....

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

COVID-19 case likely to delay school start at Logan

The scheduled start of classes Monday at Logan Municipal Schools likely will be delayed after a staff member tested positive this week for COVID-19 and two other staff members are showing symptoms of...

 

Four more cases of COVID-19 reported, with three in Logan

The New Mexico Department of Health on Thursday reported four more confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, with three in the Logan ZIP code. A total of six cases have been reported in Logan in...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Three coronavirus cases reported in Logan

The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday reported three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Quay County, all in the Logan ZIP code. According to the DOH website, the latest cases are two males...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Ute Lake State Park closes after employees show COVID-19 symptoms

Ute Lake State Park in Logan closed Wednesday after several employees displayed coronavirus-like symptoms. New Mexico State Parks posted Tuesday night on its Facebook page the park would be...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

Field Day goes virtual

COVID-19 wasn't far from the minds of those involved with the Rex E. Kirksey Agricultural Science Center's annual field day. It wasn't just because...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

Smaller 'expo' to take place of county fair

Though this year's county fair in Tucumcari contains a longer name, it is a scaled-down affair from previous editions because of COVID-19 restrictions...

 

Church services not matching Biblical picture

Have you read the New Testament enough to wonder at how the church depicted there looks so much different from your own? I have. It’s not...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

Tax board discusses future tourism

The Tucumcari Lodgers Tax Advisory board and city officials on Wednesday discussed future tourism initiatives that included securing more billboards, erecting banners on the city’s light poles,...

 

Calendar - Aug. 12

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • Wednesday-Saturday — Quay County Expo. Young exhibitors from across the county and beyond will gather to show livestock. Quay County...

 

Menus - Aug. 12

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center remain closed to the public indefinitely but will deliver meals to those who qualify. Those interested in meal deliveries should call the Tucumcari...

 

Pages past - Aug. 12

On this date ... 1970: Vickie Helker, 16, of Forrest won the National All-Around High School Champion Cowgirl title at the National High School Rodeo in Fargo, North Dakota. She gave much credit to...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

NM's average number of confirmed cases drops

New Mexico saw the average number of confirmed coronavirus cases drop sharply in the past week, averaging below the 200 mark. On Monday, the total number of cases was 132, bringing the total to 22,444...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

Supreme Court rules in governor's favor on fines

The New Mexico Supreme Court last week ruled the governor is authorized to impose stiff fines for violations of the state’s public health order during the coronavirus pandemic. The unanimous...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Campaign announced to raise awareness about helpline

The New Mexico Human Services Department, Behavioral Health Services Division and the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line announced a campaign last week to raise awareness about the availability of a...

 

Trump should not muddy TikTok waters

The social media app TikTok has been downloaded more than 175 million times in the U.S. alone since its global launch in 2018. But now it’s going viral for reasons other than teens dancing or...

 

'Slacker' good label for anti-maskers

I was surprised to learn recently through a New York Times story that protective face masks were required during the great flu epidemic of 1918. I also learned that a very small contingent refused to...

 

A vacation might do you good

At this writing, I’m happy to report I haven’t heard Nancy Pelosi’s name in five days. I haven’t heard President Trump accused of being responsible for 159,000 COVID-19 deaths since last...

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

Tucumcari schools posts reopening plan

Tucumcari Public Schools recently posted its reopening plan for when the school year begins Aug. 17. Classes would begin remotely only on Monday because of the state’s coronavirus restrictions. The...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    August 12, 2020

Quay receives update on general election procedures

Quay County’s clerk gave the county commission an update Monday on general election procedures, including a political action committee’s mass mailing that has sparked confusion among many voters....

 
 By Staff report    News    August 12, 2020

New Trigg chief named

Vickie Gutierrez was named Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital’s new hospital chief executive effective Aug. 5. Gutierrez served most recently as the hospital’s chief nurse executive and associate...

 

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